The Goal.

Through input from employers & workforce, community, civic, labor & education leaders, CA is moving forward on strategies to build up economic resilience

The Problem.

Artificial intelligence, the rise of gig economy platforms and a new wave of automation will further change the future of work and the skill sets required to thrive in the workforce. Employers, workers and job seekers will all be impacted and must learn new skills to avoid being stranded.

FEATURED STORIES

May 16, 2018

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

Future Of Work Landing
April 25, 2018

California online community college announces first health care pathway

Partnership with labor union launches program to train much-needed medical workers Read More »

REPORTING

Humboldt County: An Economy in Transition
November 13, 2018 by Daniel Mintz

Humboldt County: An Economy in Transition

As the region's timber and cannabis industries evolve, a diversifying economy is growing jobs in other sectors Read More »

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?
November 13, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

What is the Role of Higher Education in the Gig Economy?

Barriers can leave even college graduates left out of the growing gig economy Read More »

One Million Workers: Looking into the future of California’s skilled workforce
November 01, 2018

One Million Workers: Looking into the future of California’s skilled workforce

Reviewing progress in the Summit's workforce challenge and a preview of the 2018 Summit Read More »

Bay Area partnership prepares a diverse workforce for well-paying construction careers
November 01, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Bay Area partnership prepares a diverse workforce for well-paying construction careers

Program trains low-income women and re-entry individuals for building trades apprenticeships Read More »

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand
October 30, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Young Californians trained for construction jobs via NorCal partnership responding to overwhelming demand

Summit recognizes workforce program filling worker need in region devastated by wildfires Read More »

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps
October 26, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Nursing school awarded for filling Monterey County health care workforce gaps

Large majority of nurses trained via partnership between college and health employer remain to work in region Read More »

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers
October 24, 2018 by California Economic Summit

Silicon Valley partnership graduating low-income Californians into health care careers

Successful workforce program earned Summit award for filling skilled health care worker gap in region Read More »

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy
October 23, 2018

Partnerships between manufacturers and educators can power the state’s economy

College collaborations are training the next generation of a needed workforce for good-paying manufacturing jobs Read More »

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